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Black Turtle Bush Bean Seeds (Organic)

Black Turtle Bush Bean Seeds (Organic)

Black Turtle Bush Beans - Great for Drying

Bean - Black Turtle - Phaseolus vulgaris

Tender Annual Bush Bean. Dry Bean. Turtle Bean. Heirloom Bean. Tall, erect plants bear small, jet-black beans. The mellow flavor of the Black Turtle Bean is reminiscent of mushrooms. Great for soups and refried beans, black beans are a staple of Latin American, Creole, and even Cuban cuisine.

Did You Know? Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron.

Soil Temperature: 65-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Days To Maturity: 85-115 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

 

Black Turtle Bush Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Black Turtle') are a classic and versatile variety of beans that have been cherished by gardeners and cooks for generations. Known for their rich, earthy flavor and dark, glossy appearance, these beans are a delightful addition to any garden and a staple ingredient in many culinary creations.

Characteristics

Black Turtle Bush Beans are distinguished by several key characteristics that make them popular among home gardeners and farmers:

  1. Bean Color: As the name suggests, these beans are a glossy, jet-black color when mature. The deep hue adds an appealing visual contrast to garden beds and culinary dishes.

  2. Bush Growth Habit: Black Turtle Bush Beans are compact and bushy in their growth habit, making them suitable for small gardens, containers, and raised beds. They do not require support structures like trellises.

  3. Flavor and Texture: These beans are known for their rich, earthy flavor and tender texture. When cooked, they have a creamy interior that pairs well with various seasonings and ingredients.

  4. Nutritional Benefits: Black Turtle Bush Beans are a nutritious addition to your diet, providing a good source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. They are particularly rich in folate, iron, and potassium.

Growing Requirements

Cultivating Black Turtle Bush Beans is a straightforward process, and they are an excellent choice for gardeners of all levels of experience. Here are key considerations for successful growth:

  1. Soil: Plant Black Turtle Bush Beans in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 6.8. Amending the soil with compost or organic matter can enhance the bean's growth.

  2. Sunlight: Ensure that your beans receive full sun exposure, preferably at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day, to promote healthy growth and maximize yields.

  3. Planting: Sow the seeds directly into the garden bed or container after the danger of frost has passed in your region. Plant the seeds about 1-2 inches deep and space them 2-4 inches apart in rows or blocks.

  4. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but avoid waterlogging. Beans require regular, even watering, especially during dry spells.

  5. Mulching: Applying a layer of organic mulch around the plants helps conserve soil moisture, suppress weed growth, and maintain even soil temperatures.

  6. Harvesting: Black Turtle Bush Beans are typically ready for harvest 60-70 days after planting. Harvest the pods when they are still tender and before the beans inside become too mature and tough.

Culinary Uses

Black Turtle Bush Beans are renowned for their versatility in the kitchen. Here are some culinary ideas to explore:

  1. Steaming and Boiling: Steam or boil the beans until they are tender, then serve them as a nutritious side dish. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper for added flavor.

  2. Bean Salads: Incorporate cooked and cooled Black Turtle Bush Beans into salads for added texture and flavor. Combine them with fresh vegetables, herbs, and vinaigrette for a refreshing dish.

  3. Soups and Stews: These beans add heartiness and flavor to soups, stews, and chili recipes. They absorb the flavors of the broth or sauce they are cooked in, enhancing the overall dish.

  4. Sautéing: Quickly sauté the beans with garlic, onions, and your favorite spices for a flavorful side dish or a tasty addition to pasta and rice dishes.

  5. Freezing: If you have a surplus of beans, blanch them briefly and freeze them for later use in your favorite recipes.

Black Turtle Bush Bean seeds from Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply offer a delightful and nutritious addition to any garden or kitchen. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a beginner, these beans are a rewarding choice, providing not only a bountiful harvest but also a rich, earthy flavor that enhances a wide range of culinary creations. With the right care and attention to their growing requirements, you can enjoy the versatility and deliciousness of Black Turtle Bush Beans in your garden and on your plate.

 

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing beans.

USDA Certified Organic
Quantity Discounts for Black Turtle Bush Bean Seeds (Organic)
Buy 10 for $3.79 each
Buy 25 for $3.59 each
$3.99
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Description

Bean - Black Turtle - Phaseolus vulgaris

Tender Annual Bush Bean. Dry Bean. Turtle Bean. Heirloom Bean. Tall, erect plants bear small, jet-black beans. The mellow flavor of the Black Turtle Bean is reminiscent of mushrooms. Great for soups and refried beans, black beans are a staple of Latin American, Creole, and even Cuban cuisine.

Did You Know? Legumes are a good source of calcium and iron.

Soil Temperature: 65-85°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Days To Maturity: 85-115 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

 

Black Turtle Bush Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris 'Black Turtle') are a classic and versatile variety of beans that have been cherished by gardeners and cooks for generations. Known for their rich, earthy flavor and dark, glossy appearance, these beans are a delightful addition to any garden and a staple ingredient in many culinary creations.

Characteristics

Black Turtle Bush Beans are distinguished by several key characteristics that make them popular among home gardeners and farmers:

  1. Bean Color: As the name suggests, these beans are a glossy, jet-black color when mature. The deep hue adds an appealing visual contrast to garden beds and culinary dishes.

  2. Bush Growth Habit: Black Turtle Bush Beans are compact and bushy in their growth habit, making them suitable for small gardens, containers, and raised beds. They do not require support structures like trellises.

  3. Flavor and Texture: These beans are known for their rich, earthy flavor and tender texture. When cooked, they have a creamy interior that pairs well with various seasonings and ingredients.

  4. Nutritional Benefits: Black Turtle Bush Beans are a nutritious addition to your diet, providing a good source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. They are particularly rich in folate, iron, and potassium.

Growing Requirements

Cultivating Black Turtle Bush Beans is a straightforward process, and they are an excellent choice for gardeners of all levels of experience. Here are key considerations for successful growth:

  1. Soil: Plant Black Turtle Bush Beans in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 6.8. Amending the soil with compost or organic matter can enhance the bean's growth.

  2. Sunlight: Ensure that your beans receive full sun exposure, preferably at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day, to promote healthy growth and maximize yields.

  3. Planting: Sow the seeds directly into the garden bed or container after the danger of frost has passed in your region. Plant the seeds about 1-2 inches deep and space them 2-4 inches apart in rows or blocks.

  4. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but avoid waterlogging. Beans require regular, even watering, especially during dry spells.

  5. Mulching: Applying a layer of organic mulch around the plants helps conserve soil moisture, suppress weed growth, and maintain even soil temperatures.

  6. Harvesting: Black Turtle Bush Beans are typically ready for harvest 60-70 days after planting. Harvest the pods when they are still tender and before the beans inside become too mature and tough.

Culinary Uses

Black Turtle Bush Beans are renowned for their versatility in the kitchen. Here are some culinary ideas to explore:

  1. Steaming and Boiling: Steam or boil the beans until they are tender, then serve them as a nutritious side dish. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper for added flavor.

  2. Bean Salads: Incorporate cooked and cooled Black Turtle Bush Beans into salads for added texture and flavor. Combine them with fresh vegetables, herbs, and vinaigrette for a refreshing dish.

  3. Soups and Stews: These beans add heartiness and flavor to soups, stews, and chili recipes. They absorb the flavors of the broth or sauce they are cooked in, enhancing the overall dish.

  4. Sautéing: Quickly sauté the beans with garlic, onions, and your favorite spices for a flavorful side dish or a tasty addition to pasta and rice dishes.

  5. Freezing: If you have a surplus of beans, blanch them briefly and freeze them for later use in your favorite recipes.

Black Turtle Bush Bean seeds from Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply offer a delightful and nutritious addition to any garden or kitchen. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a beginner, these beans are a rewarding choice, providing not only a bountiful harvest but also a rich, earthy flavor that enhances a wide range of culinary creations. With the right care and attention to their growing requirements, you can enjoy the versatility and deliciousness of Black Turtle Bush Beans in your garden and on your plate.

 

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing beans.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Fixes Nitrogen
  • Good for Drying
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Summer-Fall
Bean Type : Dry
Growth Habit : Bush
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Family : Leguminosae (Legumes)
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Legumes like well-drained soil rich in organic matter and a moderate amount of nutrients. Water lightly at planting, medium at flowering, and heavily throughout harvest time. Avoid overhead watering which can promote disease.

Planting & Growing: Start indoors in short-season climates, or seed directly once soils have reached at least 65°F, preferably after the last frost. Make small, successive plantings every 10 days for a continuous harvest.

Harvesting & Storage: Bush beans will produce all of their fruit over a few weeks' time. Leave the pods on the plant until they have completely dried. Store dry, shelled beans in an airtight container.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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Jessica
Great seeds

I'm new to peaceful valley. Did a lot of shopping around before settling on them as my other seed company got quite expensive. So far the germination rate is amazing! All the beans have popped up.

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Cindy W
Easy to Grow

I am a first time gardener. I've been very pleased that all seeds sprouted and growing strong.

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Speck
Beautiful and Tasty

I grew these in the 2018 season. They are a bit on the smaller side for a black bean but so prolific. They are a beautiful matte black when dry. Disease and bug resistant. I've been really happy with all my seeds from Peaceful Valley!

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Che
Black turtle beans

Fast shipping, packaging was sealed, and product came right on time for my daughter's kindergarten class. Thank you for the superior customer service!

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Erica B.
Very pleased!

This has been my first experience with Peaceful Valley, and I am sold! All my black bean seeds have sprouted and look very healthy. I look forward to purchasing more through PV next season!!

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